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Raising children with helicopters destroys youth sports and hurts children

When mother of three Heather Bernds Jake, her oldest son, 15, started playing baseball, she found herself getting involved. Too involved. “I would go out to practice with him and criticize what he was doing — every swing would take him,” Bernds, 43, remembers. The Behrends wanted Jake to do well, and when Denver-based Made …

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New college football calendar suggests moving on early in the season

A proposal to renew the 365-day college football calendar calls for leaders to study further to move the start of the regular season as well as the bowl season. The proposed calendar, a collaboration between 10 FBS Conferences and Notre Dame, would also create new dead periods, allow off-campus hiring for high school juniors, bring …

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If the NBA enlistment age drops, college basketball will feel the effects

The preparatory pipeline to the professional will likely return to the NBA, and with it will come major changes in how college basketball teams operate. Shams Al-Sharaniyah the athlete On Monday, it reported that the NBA and its players’ association “are expected to agree” to change the league’s eligibility for the NBA draft 19 to …

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College football week three analysis: Oregon thrashes Brigham Young University, Texas A&M tries to turn back

One Marshall fell from the penthouse into the outhouse, going from a stunning win at Notre Dame last week to a loss at the previously unwinnable Bowling Green this week in overtime. The Thundering Herd jumped to a 21-7 lead and then lost its juice, as if the reservoir of passion had dried up after …

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